Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves - 9/8/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (55-83) at Philadelphia Phillies (53-85)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Undecided (-) (-) vs. Aaron Nola (5-2) (4.02)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies / Atlanta Braves --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves face off on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Ballpark for game two of their MLB series of the bottom two teams in the National League East.
The Philadelphia Phillies showed on Monday how they have the worst record in baseball as they lost to the lowly Braves at home. Brian Bogusevic hit a home run, Cesar Hernandez had two hits, and Aaron Altherr had a hit as the Phillies scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Aaron Harang allowed eight hits and five runs while striking out six over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-15 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Braves start Aaron Nola who has allowed 48 hits and 24 earned runs while striking out 44 over 53.2 innings for a 5-2 record and a 4.02 ERA.
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The Atlanta Braves ended a 12-game losing streak as they beat the Phillies on Monday. Freddie Freeman and hector Olivera hit home runs and Jace Peterson and Andrelton Simmons each had three hits as the Braves scored seven runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Williams Perez allowed six hits and two runs while striking out seven over 7.0 innings to get the win and raise his record to 4-6 for the season. The Braves have not named their starting pitcher for Tuesday’s game as of yet.
Philadelphia is 3-9 in their last 12 home games, 13-28 in game two of a series, and 6-2 in Nola’s last eight starts. Atlanta is 5-16 in game two of a series, 13-41 in their last 54 games, and 12-40 in their last 52 road games. Atlanta is 2-4 in their last five games in Philadelphia.
With the Braves starting pitcher undecided at this point there is no line for this game so please check back later and I will update this with my free pick.